Exercise Active Shield 2022


U.S. Navy Interior Communications Electrician 1st Class Nathan Cobb, technical services manager, Hidenori Uchiyama, lead technician, with Armed Forces Network Iwakuni, and U.S. Marine Corps explosive ordnance disposal technicians assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron, Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni react to a simulated missile strike event during Exercise Active Shield at MCAS Iwakuni, Japan, Nov. 15, 2022.

Exercise Active Shield is a bilateral exercise conducted annually with the Japan Self-Defense Force to better prepare the air station’s incident response procedures during base defense operations.



Video by Sgt. Devin Andrews Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni